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newssports10 days ago

Coronavirus' impact will be very severe, feels Shivlal Yadav

Former Indian spinner and ex-BCCI president N Shivlal Yadav has predicted that the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis will be severe on BCCI's overall wealth as the sponsors will be hard-pressed to invest. However, he has also added that an unprecedented situation will not be anyone's fault.
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newssports11 days ago

Tokyo Olympics to kick off on July 23 next year

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that the Tokyo Olympics will take place between 23 July and 8 August next year and the Paralympic Games will now take place on 24 August to 5 September. A decision to postpone the Olympic and Paralympic Games was taken last week.
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newssports13 days ago

Mumbai Premier League team owners to donate Rs 8 lakh to groundsmen

All eight team owners of the Mumbai Premier League have donated one lakh each towards helping the groundsmen in Mumbai grounds who are struggling financially due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All cricket has been cancelled in India by the BCCI and the country is in lockdown till April 15.
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newssports17 days ago

WADA to continue testing amid coronavirus

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) would continue to test where possible while remaining in line with protocols set out by governmental and health organisations amid a coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak has upended many upcoming international sporting events recently.
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newssports17 days ago

Postponement of 2020 Tokyo Olympics inevitable, concedes IOC official

One day after Canada and Australia threatened to pull out of the Olympics should the tournament not be postponed, International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has conceded that the event won’t be starting on July 24. The IOC is set to finalize the decision within the next four weeks.
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newssportsa month ago

'Vision 2020' has revolutionized Bengal Cricket, believes Deep Dasgupta

Deep Dasgupta has thanked Sourav Ganguly, then joint-secretary of the CAB, put in place the 'Vision 2020' programme to help young Bengal players receive top-class coaching. Players like Abhimanyu Easwaran and Ishan Porel have come out from the system and have represented India A.
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newssportsa month ago

Khelo India University Games | Pune University consolidate with three more gold as rivals draw blank

Savitribai Phule Pune University tightened their grip on the top place in the medal tally at the inaugural Khelo India University Games 2020 by claiming three gold medals in weightlifting through Mahesh Datta Asawale and Prajkta Ravindra Khalkar and Jyotiba Bajrang Atkale in wrestling on Thursday.
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newssports2 months ago

IND vs NZ | New Zealand’s ground dimension makes it difficult for bowlers, says Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur in his first visit to New Zealand, has stated that the ground dimension in the country makes it a tough prospect for the bowlers, with boundaries 50 metres in average alongside the dominant effect of wind in the country. He has also added that playing good cricket is his only focus.
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newssports2 months ago

Will definitely see many international champions coming out of Khelo India University Games, says Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju expressed that the people of India will definitely see many international champions coming out of the Khelo India University Games. The tournament will be held in Bhubaneshwar from 22 February 2020 to 1 March 2020.
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newssports2 months ago

Mumbai Games Season 2 ends, inching steps closer to fulfilling ‘Sporty Mumbai’ dream

The Season 2 of Mumbai Games, the World's first-of-its-kind and Mumbai’s first multi-age, multi-sports extravaganza came to a close on Sunday, February 2, 2020. The second edition concluded with over 13000 participants across eight contingents facing off for both Elite and Amateur category cups.
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